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[iks-cheyn-juh-buh l]
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  1. capable of being exchanged.
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Origin of exchangeable

First recorded in 1565–75; exchange + -able
Related formsex·change·a·bil·i·ty, nounex·change·a·bly, adverbnon·ex·change·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·ex·change·a·ble, adjectiveun·ex·change·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·ex·change·a·ble, adjectiveun·ex·change·a·ble·ness, noun


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Exchangeable, interchangeable apply to something that may replace something else. That which is exchangeable may be exchanged for money, credit, or other purchases to the amount of the original purchase: These dishes are exchangeable if you find they are not satisfactory. Interchangeable applies to those things capable of being reciprocally put in each other's place: Standard parts are interchangeable.
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  • Roughly speaking, this represented an estimate of exchangeable values.

    The American Empire

    Scott Nearing

  • The terms are exchangeable, the fish being often called a soldier.

    The Slang Dictionary

    John Camden Hotten

  • Value supposes a comparison of Efforts exchanged, at least exchangeable.

  • Supply is any exchangeable thing offered for sale against any other exchangeable thing.

  • These rules determine what may be called the relative or exchangeable value of goods.